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FINAL RESTING PLACE Bowie's will calls for ashes to be scattered in Bali

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June 5, 2007. David Bowie attends an awards show in new york. (The Related Press)

Rock legend David Bowie wanted his ashes scattered in Bali “based on the Buddhist rituals,” and he left most of his estate to his two kids and his widow, the supermodel Iman, According To his will filed Friday in Manhattan.

The 20-page file, filed underneath his criminal identify David Robert Jones, mentioned the property used to be price about $A Hundred million, however didn’t ruin down the funds.

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The “Repute” singer left his SoHo dwelling he shared with Iman to her, and half of the remainder of his worth. His son Duncan Jones from a earlier marriage got 25 % and his daughter Alexandria additionally got 25 p.c as well as his Ulster County mountain home. Bowie left $2 million to his longtime private assistant Corinne Schwab and left her shares he owned in a company called Oppossum Inc. He left $1 million to Marion Skene, Alexandria’s nanny.

The chameleon-like Star remodeled the sound — and the seem to be — of rock with his audacious creativity and his sexually ambiguous makeup and costumes. His hits incorporated “Space Oddity,” ”Golden Years,” ”Heroes” and “Let’s Dance.” He had cancer about 18 months earlier than he died Jan. 10. He was once Sixty Nine.

Bowie prepared the desire in 2004. He said if cremation in the Indonesian island was “now not sensible” then he wished his remains cremated and his ashes scattered there nonetheless. In Keeping With the loss of life certificates, filed with the desire, his physique was once cremated Jan. 12 in New Jersey.

Lengthy earlier than alter egos and wild outfits became commonplace in pop, Bowie became the song world upside down with the release of the 1972 album, “the upward push and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars,” which introduced one among song’s most renowned personas. “Ziggy Stardust” was a concept album that imagined a rock Superstar from outer House trying to make his way within the music world.

Bowie re-imagined himself again and again with personas like the “Skinny White Duke” and “Aladdin Sane.” Two weeks in the past, his new album “Blackstar” was released. It topped the U.S. iTunes albums chart. An off-Broadway musical created by using Bowie known as “Lazarus” is presently playing, and stars Michael C. Corridor.

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